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Horus. 3,000 BCE. British Museum

Horus 3000 BCE Horus was one of the sky gods of Ancient Egypt. He had the body of a man and the head of a falcon and he…

Cat Sculpture

First Impressions of Cat Statue • Has the eye of Horus on it- something to do with the after life. May have been buried with the rich. •…

Second project First thoughts

This is a stele depicting Horus with a woman, along with hieroglyphics on the top describing the image. The fact that this is a stand alone work means…

Egyptian Tablet/painting

First Impressions Egyptian Tablet • Image of the god/deity Horus= narrative has something to do with the afterlife • Painting on a tablet or wall • Space- Horus…

Jeweled Scarab notes

Mummified Green Goat

Fayum Egypt Preliminary Description

Preliminary notes Three figures are arranged in a fairly symmetrical, harmonious picture. The figure on right is Anubis (dog-headed, Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife) in twisted…

Tomb Preliminary Description

This image appears to be a wall painting in an Egyptian burial chamber or other room within a tomb complex. It features hieroglyphics and hybrid images of divine…

Ra

This is a supportive image of a stele of Lady Taperet and Ra. This is depicting Taperet offering the god Ra with goods and he is blessing her…

Amulet of Harsaphes

The subject matter is of Harsaphes, or sometimes called Hershaf. This god is shown as a man body with a ram head usually with the Atef crown on…

Winged Sun Disk

The winged sun is one of the oldest Egyptian symbols that appeared as early as the “old kingdom” (around 2600 BC). It is a symbol of royalty, divinity…

Winged Cobra – Wadjet – Protector

Winged serpents were placed as guardians over Pharaohs. The feathered serpent is most often associated with rulers and kings or queens, as protectors or guardians. The image is…

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